Turmoil in Congress and the executive branch, spilling onto the Supreme Court, produce an overload of government’s circuits.
The judicial branch was never free of politics, but things are different today, and the Kavanaugh fight underscores it.
Authors point to issues of race, religion, gender and ethnicity, not economic anxiety, as the factors that brought President Trump to the White House.
High stakes and lots of close races spread across the nation’s time zones means the Senate races will have plenty to offer on Nov. 6.
But majorities say that both Democrats and Republicans are out of touch with Americans.
The Democrats hope to take control of the House, and Republicans think they’ll hold the Senate. Those are just some of the dynamics that will play out over the next two months.
Democratic leaders want to keep it out of the midterms even though the base supports it. As Trump warns of dire consequences, Republicans worry about what the midterms might bring.
McCain leaves behind a giant legacy and a challenge to a different generation.
Democrats eye possible gains in states where Trump secured his electoral college victory. But Republicans are offering stiff resistance.
The selection of the RNC chairman, a favorite of GOP congressional leaders and recommended by House Speaker Paul Ryan, puts a party insider and establishment figure in a key White House post.